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Copy by John Collins of a letter by Isaac Newton 'to a friend of his', together with Collins's description of a telescope mentioned in the Newton letter., 23 February 1668 (1668/9)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/3

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.


  • Creation: 23 February 1668 (1668/9)


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at


1 folio(s) (f.1 paper) : paper

Language of Materials



Rigaud, vol. II, pp.289-291, n.226; Corr., vol. I, pp.3-9, n.3.

Repository Details

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